Alfa Aesar™ Potassium perchlorate, 99%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11296-0E

POTASSIUM PERCHLORATE, 99%2500G

UNSPSC: 12141901

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7778-74-7 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 2500g

Product Code. 11473674

Quantity Price
1 £ 151.37 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-01-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium perchlorate
CAS 7778-74-7
Molecular Formula KClO4
Formula Weight 138.55g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011362
UN Number UN1489
Merck Index 14,7653

Specification

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 301° to 304°C
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium perchlorate
CAS 7778-74-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula KClO4
Formula Weight 138.55g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011362
UN Number UN1489
Merck Index 14,7653
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H271-H302
May cause fire or explosion
strong oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P221-P283-P210-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area.
Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 5.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM PERCHLORATE
RTECS Number SC9700000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium perchlorate is used in ammunition percussion caps, explosive primers, fireworks and propellants. It acts as a solid rocket propellant. It is also used as an oxidizer in colored pyrotechnic compositions and flash powder. It is used as an antithyroid and involved in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. The mixture of anthracene and sulfur with potassium perchlorate is used for generating black smoke signaling.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in acetone. Insoluble in ethanol, ethyl acetate and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, powdered metals, strong acids and alcohols.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H271-H302
May cause fire or explosion
strong oxidizer.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P221-P283-P210-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P501a
Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing.
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
IF ON CLOTHING: rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes.
In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area.
Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.